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Mashed Potato Candy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joann McMillan
Added: Thursday, January 3, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
3/4 cup cold mashed potatoes(without adding milk)
4 cups flaked coconut
1 tsp almond extract
4 whole squares unsweetened chocolate
1/3 of a 5 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 block of paraffin wax
6 oz pkg chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl mix together the powdered sugar, mashed potatoes, coconut and extract. Form into walnut size balls, dipping hands in powdered sugar to keep frtom sticking. Place on wax paper and let dry while preparing chocolate coating.
Mix together the unsweetened chocolate, paraffin and the chocolate chips in a double boiler over medium heat until smooth. Dip balls in chocolate and place on wax paper to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 60 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I used to get together with a friend to make these for Christmas. They taste just like Peter Paul Mound bars.

 

 

 

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